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Basmati Indian Restaurant Southampton

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10a Locks Heath Centre Centre Way | Locks Heath Centre, Southampton SO31 6DX, England
+44 1489 575556
17:00 - 23:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We first reviewed the Basmati four years ago and still visit regularly, the only difference is that we now have a granddaughter to take with us! Front of house staff have not changed and there is always a warm welcome. They cater for dietary needs and are particularly good with young children. It goes without saying, the food is excellent.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for dinner this week. We had a little trouble finding it, as it is hidden away in the corner of the centre below the Italian Restaurant and has little obvious signage until you get quite close (and some of that goes back to the previous owners!). All you see is a blocked window and a doorway, so... More 

Thank amazonflash
Southampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't eaten in the restaurant but it always looks busy. Takeaway food is great. Not as spicy as some other places so generally order at the hotter end of the menu. Best curry that I've found around the local area.

Thank Ben L
Exeter, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a Friday evening and it was very busy. We were served very quickly and efficiently and the food was very good. Would probably advise booking a table as we did.

Thank Pandp1313
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Basmati since it opened (and what I think was called India Garden before that - look closely at front of menu!!). It is amazing. Grub great and service fantastic. Always the case. Highly recommended. Keep up the good work guys:)

Thank Trib E
Fareham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Went last night to Basmatl Indian. The food is great and the staff are so friendly. It is in the corner of the Locks Heath Centre lots of parking. I would recommend to anybody to go and have a great curry

Thank robertandmerle
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Visited after a family recommendation. Friendly, polite service. The food was lovely , tasty, flavourful, hot. Mostly have had takeaway, using the restaurant for the first time. Not at all disappointed in fact I think I will go again this week. Highly recommend

Thank Melanie B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great food great service, never choose a bad dish yet al bursting with flavour. They will even modify the dishes as requested.

Thank David R
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is luckily just up the road. I love it!. Had 40th BD here with guests (12 years ago) and regularly come here. Sometimes its so rammed hat you have to wait. The same boss and some of the staff are still here and the food is just great. Different food from the curry house take away but is... More 

Thank Vicky B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Has never heard of this place even though I've lived in the area all my life. Decided to give it a go after hearing recommendations. The restaurant itself is fairly small but was busy on the Saturday evening we visited. All our food was delicious, hot and plentiful. The service was good. We did have to wait quite a while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Indian, Balti, Asian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10a Locks Heath Centre Centre Way | Locks Heath Centre, Southampton SO31 6DX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 575556
Basmati Indian restaurant currently has branches in Locks Heath, Southampton. Petworth, West Sussex and Westergate, Chichester. Serving traditional and modern Indian Cuisine. The poultry and lamb are welfare audited and the vegetables are locally sourced. All food is free from any artificial flavours or colours.The award winning establishments offer a wide choice of popular dishes and signature dishes unavailable anywhere else. Executive chef Nasar Miah, has been listed in Britains top 100 curry chefs.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?